WELCOME

SAVE THE DATE:
December 3, 2020, at 7:00pm for the
FIRSTEVER VIRTUAL FRANCIS M. WESTON MEMBERS’ MEETING via ZOOM including the ALWAYS SUPERB MEMBERS’ PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW, the 2020 Pandemic Issue.Watch fmwaudubon.org, Facebook, and E-Letter via Mailchimp® for registration instructions.At your convenience members and friends can easily go to fmwaudubon.org and go on the navigation toolbar to Publications and on the drop-down bar select E-Letter and sign-up for notifications.As always, FMWAS pledges to never share your information outside FMWAS’ Board of Directors and will only share via email with you pertinent information about FMWAS news, events and schedule changes.“SPECIAL BRUCE BEACH PLANTING EVENTIn November 2020, we plan to commence “Phase 1” planting three groves of native trees and their associated tiered-understory including smaller native trees, shrubs, bushes and perennial and annual ground covers in the Washerwoman Creek Basin at Bruce Beach.
EXPERIENCEGREAT EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT

Building Osprey Nest Platforms – A Great Eagle Scout Project
by Jim Cox, Director, FMWAS and
Caleb Sampson
Candidate, Eagle Scout and UWF Student.

In 2019 my wife Lila and I attended classes with the Florida Master Naturalist Program from the University of Florida.

To complete the Coastal Systems segment of
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CITIZEN SCIENCE
HIGHLIGHTS OF CITIZEN SCIENCE SURVEY AT EASTMAN

The 1500-acre tract of land owned by Air Products, with portions leased by Taminco amines manufacturing facility, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eastman Chemical, presents a unique wildlife sanctuary.

The facility contains different habitats (mixed woodlands, open areas of grasses and weeds, bodies of water with
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 CONSERVE

WHAT AVIAN SCIENCE AND CONSERVATION MEANS TO ME

I have been working with birds for over ten years.

During this time-span, avian conservation has taken on many different forms and meanings to me.

At 18 years old, I started volunteering with a local bird bander for their M.A.P.S. banding season (Monitoring
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BALD EAGLE © MICHAEL BROWER